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Performances Announced For The 2015 Tony Awards

Performances for the 2015 Tony Awards were announced, revealing a list of performers that is sure to entertain even the most untheatrical of viewers.

06/03/2015

Host Hugh Jackman onstage during the 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

First Tony Awards Performers Announced

The first group of performers have been announced for “The 69th Annual Tony Awards”

05/22/2015

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‘Push For Peace’ Looks To Curb Violence In North Minneapolis

A movement is underway in north Minneapolis to make a change in the streets — it’s called “Push for Peace.” The goal is to take the community back from violence, focusing on making a difference in the lives of kids.

05/02/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Holiday Show In Minnesota

‘Tis the season to watch your favorite Christmas classic – “A Christmas Story.” Now imagine bringing those memories to life with song and dance. You voted “A Christmas Story, The Musical” the best holiday show in Minnesota. Sharon Hailey is the show’s director and choreographer.

12/04/2014

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St. Paulite Is Game For ‘Survivor: Blood Vs. Water’

“Survivor: Blood Vs. Water” premiered Wednesday on WCCO. And this season there’s a Minnesotan to root for. Reed Kelly is a St. Paul native, but currently calls New York home. He’s on the show with his boyfriend, Josh Canfield.

09/24/2014

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How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

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Guide To New York City’s Broadway

A Broadway guide for money saving tips, the best shows and where to dine before or after the show.

07/25/2014

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Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies At 89

Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a theatrical icon, has died at age 89.

07/17/2014

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Wander Minnesota: Puttin’ On A Show – Philly

You have to give it to John Cal. He’s a guy who can make things happen. The Twin Cities resident and long-time musician/composer would make Judy Garland and Andy Rooney happy, as he prepares to launch the premiere of the stage musical Philly.The show is rooted in Yonkers, NY, where Cal grew up. Passionate about music from the get-go, Cal had a garage band by age 16 and a lot of ambition to go with it.

05/30/2014

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Most Anticipated 2014 Tony Awards Performances

Here’s what to look forward to as the anticipation builds for performances at the 68th Annual Tony Awards.

05/29/2014

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4-29-14 Laura Osnes Visits The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

CLICK THE LINK above to hear one of the brightest stars on Broadway, Laura Osnes, talk about the Spotlight Theater Program.

04/29/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 4-29-14

Wild win in Game 6! To listen to Mike Max and Sid Hartman’s Recap, Click the LINK ABOVE to go to the Podcast Page

04/29/2014

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Curiocity Review: The Stars Align For ‘Peter And The Starcatcher’

Before there was a Neverland, before a pirate captain lost an appendage and before there was a John, Michael and Wendy, there was a young boy that yearned for a sense of normalcy. We all know the classic story of Peter Pan — the leader of a magical world where grown ups aren’t allowed and kids can truly be kids.

03/12/2014

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1-28-14 EVITA On The Morning News With Dave Lee

The actor who portrays Juan Peron discussed EVITA with John Hines. Listen to the Podcast by clicking the link above.

01/28/2014

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Curiocity: 2014-2015 Broadway Season Announced

A selection of Tony Award-winning shows, Minnesota premieres and classic favorites make up this year’s Broadway line-up at the Hennepin Theatre Trust.

01/22/2014

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Behind-The-Scenes Of ‘Phantom Of The Opera’

A reinvented Phantom of the Opera opens Friday in Minneapolis. The Orpheum Theatre will host the show through Jan. 5. The Phantom of the Opera has been on Broadway for 25 years, but this version was first seen in England last year.

12/12/2013

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Police: 30-Plus Tires Slashed In Minneapolis

Minneapolis Police say they are investigating after more than 30 tires were slashed in north Minneapolis overnight.

09/30/2013

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Neil Patrick Harris: Top 5 Award Hosting Moments

Neil Patrick Harris is hosting this year’s Emmy Awards again, back by popular demand. Check out our favorite hosting moments from Neil’s career and see if your picks made the list.

08/22/2013

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Twin Cities Actor Injured During Spider-Man Musical

The Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” will be performed as scheduled Friday night, a day after an actor playing the comic book hero was badly injured during the show. “Tonight’s performance will go on as scheduled. The technical elements of the show are all in good working order, and we can confirm that equipment malfunction was not a factor in the incident,” said Rick Miramontez, a show spokesman. The injured actor, Daniel Curry, suffered an injury during the Thursday night performance

08/16/2013

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Guthrie Theater Celebrates 50 Years

The Guthrie Theatre is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend in Minneapolis. Spokeswoman Trish Santini says it all began in the early 1960s when founder Tyrone Guthrie was looking for a home for what he envisioned to be a world-class, regional theater. Guthrie wanted a space with all of the top-notch talent of Broadway

06/21/2013

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‘Matilda: The Musical’ Lands 12 Tony Award Nominations

“Matilda: The Musical” is a witty musical adaptation of the novel by Roald Dahl and is true to his bleak vision of childhood as a savage battleground.

05/01/2013

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What Makes ‘Kinky Boots’ Tick And Why It Grabbed 13 Noms

What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.

04/30/2013

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‘Kinky Boots’ Leads Tony Award Nominations With 13

The nominations were announced Tuesday in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Sutton Foster and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.

04/30/2013

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Tony Awards To Head Back To Radio City Music Hall

Producers of the show were forced to find a new home for the 2011 event after Cirque du Soleil moved into the 6,000-seat Rockefeller Center arena with its $50 million acrobatic rock opera “Zarkana.” The Tonys had been hosted at Radio City from 1997-2010.

03/18/2013

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Help TRIPLE ESPRESSO Get To Broadway!

Doesn’t Broadway deserve a little Triple Espresso?

02/26/2013

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